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Experience excellent client service, memories of a lifetime, and an appreciation for the wild.

Adventurous and Exciting Trophy Hunting, Plains Game and Dangerous Game Safaris.

From the heart of the Zululand bushveld in KwaZulu-Natal, to the amazing Kalahari in the North West. Umdende Hunting Safaris will tailor make an exclusive Safari to suite your needs.

KWAZULU-NATAL

Kwazulu-Natal is our main base being the most beautiful area in South Africa. Home of the sought after Trophy Nyala, Kudu, both Reedbuck, shy Red Duiker, Aardwolf, Vaal Rhebuck and all 10 species of wild birds. Zululand also offers unforgettable Buffalo hunting, having unique hunting areas with affordable bulls.  In this province/state and close to our home town Vryheid, clients can hunt many species of plains game, big and small. Hunt wild Bushpig with the hounds or over a bait. Hunt great Buffalo and experience world-class, wild bird hunting too.

MPUMALANGA

Our specialised area for outstanding Dangerous Game in the low veld of North East Mpumalanga – Buffalo, Hippo and Crocodile. The South East mountainous terrain offers Vaal Rhebuck, Oribi, Mountain Reedbuck and a host of smaller critters like Genet, Giant Mongoose and African Wild cat.

NORTHWEST

This amazing drier sandy area of South Africa is home to vast herds of Springbuck, Gemsbuck and Black Wildebeest. This flat game rich area is perfect for hunters who like to pull the trigger.

FREESTATE

Our specialised area for outstanding Dangerous Game in the low veld of North East Mpumalanga – Buffalo, Hippo and Crocodile. The South East mountainous terrain offers Vaal Rhebuck, Oribi, Mountain Reedbuck and a host of smaller critters like Genet, Giant Mongoose and African Wild cat.

Umdende Hunting Safaris is based in KwaZulu-Natal, and conduct hunts throughout South Africa. Our speciality is tailor made Safaris for Hunters wanting the unique Trophies South Africa has to offer.  My team and I will travel to all corners of the country to find the trophy you desire, from the shy Red Duiker and Aardwolf to the handsome Sable and disgruntled Cape Buffalo.  Experience your Safari of a lifetime… Waiting in anticipation of a monster Bushpig from the blind; following the hounds for Serval and Caracal or Hunting our Trophy Nyala and Kudu in Natal…  Or the ultimate Dangerous Game, up close encounters where safety is of utmost importance.

Bird Hunting Outfitters in South Africa

A Bird hunting safari with Umdende Hunting Safaris in Zululand South Africa is normally 4-6 days during our season, 31st May to 31st August. Umdende only offers 5 exclusive dates, for 4-6 g during the season, in order to keep the high quality wild bird hunting we are known for. Clients can expect to encounter 4 species of Ducks, 2 species of Geese, 3 species of Doves, Rock Pigeons, driven Guinea fowl and Francolin.

Vryheid is our main bird hunting base offering 10 species of wild birds in one Safari. During 4 – 6 days of hunting, clients can expect to shoot 3 species of Ducks, 2 species of Geese, Rock Pigeons, Doves, driven Guineafowl and Francolin. The season open to all species is from 31st May to 31st August.

Fishing Guides in South Africa

We offer a wide variety of land and boat based exciting fishing trips to suit all preferences.

Photographic Safaris Tours

We will take you great places to capture some of the best sights South Africa has to offer.

Huntable Species and Trophy Game

  • Abyssinian Bushbuck
  • Addax
  • Africa Waterfowl
  • African Lion
  • African Water Buffalo
  • African Wildcat
  • Arabian Oryx
  • Baboon
  • Barasingha Deer
  • Black Faced Impala
  • Black Lechwe
  • Black Mane Lion
  • Black Springbok
  • Black Wildebeest
  • Blackbuck
  • BlackTail Wildebeest WhiteTail
  • Blue Duiker
  • Blue Wildebeest
  • Bohor Reedbuck
  • Bongo
  • Bontebok
  • Brown Hyena
  • Bubal Hartebeest
  • Burchells Zebra
  • Bushbuck
  • Bushpig
  • Cape Buffalo
  • Cape Bushbuck
  • Cape Eland
  • Cape Fox
  • Cape Kudu
  • Cape Mountain Zebra
  • Cape Springbok
  • Caracal
  • Chacma Baboon
  • Cheetah
  • Chobe Bushbuck
  • Civet
  • Cokes Hartebeest
  • Common Blesbok
  • Common Duiker
  • Common Impala
  • Common Reedbuck
  • Common Springbok
  • Copper Springbok
  • Dama Gazelle
  • Defassa Waterbuck
  • Dik Dik
  • Dik Dik Damaraland
  • Dove
  • Duck
  • Duiker
  • East African Aardwolf
  • East African Impala
  • Eland
  • Elephant
  • Emu
  • Forest Elephant
  • Forest Sitatunga
  • Gemsbok Oryx
  • Giraffe
  • Giraffe Gazelle Gerenuk
  • Golden Jackal
  • Grants Gazelle
  • Great Mane Lion
  • Greater East African Kudu
  • Greater Southern Kudu
  • Grey Duiker
  • Grey Rhebuck
  • Harnessed Bushbuck
  • Hartebeest
  • Hartmanns Zebra
  • Hippo
  • Hyena
  • Jackal
  • Jaguar
  • Kafue Lechwe
  • Kalahari Springbok
  • Klipspringer
  • Kudu
  • Lechwe
  • Lelwel Hartebeest
  • Leopard
  • Lichtensteins Hartebeest
  • Limpopo Bushbuck
  • Limpopo Springbok
  • Livingstone Eland
  • Lord Derby Eland
  • Low Land Nyala
  • Maneless Lion
  • Menelik Bushbuck
  • Mountain Reedbuck
  • Nile Crocodile
  • Nile Lechwe
  • Nilgi Blue Bull
  • Nyasa Wildebeest
  • Oribi
  • Ostrich
  • Pigeon
  • Ptarmigan
  • Rancolin
  • Red Duiker
  • Red Flanked Duiker
  • Red Hartebeest
  • Red Lechwe
  • Rhea
  • Rhebuck
  • Roan
  • Roosevelt Sable
  • Saiga
  • Serval
  • Sitatunga
  • Southern Greater Kudu
  • Southern Impala
  • Southern Reedbuck
  • Spotted Hyena
  • Springbok
  • Steenbok
  • Suni
  • Swaynes Hartebeest
  • Teal
  • Thompsons Gazelle
  • Tora Hartebeest
  • Tsessebe Topi
  • Vaal Rhebuck
  • Warthog
  • Waterbuck
  • Watusi Ankole
  • Western Hartebeest
  • Western Roan
  • White Bearded Wildebeest
  • White Blesbok
  • White Springbok
  • Wild Boar Hog
  • Wild Hog
  • Yellow Blesbok
  • Zebra

Clayton and his expert Team will do their utmost to get you any Trophy on your wish list. As different species occur in different regions of South Africa, we specialize in taking our clients to all areas depending on what Trophy we are after and according to what our client wishes to hunt. Umdende Hunting Safaris strives to provide all our clients with an adventurous, ethical hunt and believe in fair chase, aiming to only take mature, great-old Trophies.

DUCKS
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Umdende Hunting Safaris’ high volume decoyed Duck shooting is done in dry blinds over water. Experience flight after flight of wild Yellow-billed Ducks and Red-Billed Teal coming in to roosting ponds in the early afternoon. 10-20 ducks per gun per shoot.

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GEESE
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Our Goose shooting is done in lay in or screen blinds on reaped corn fields with more than 100 decoys. The Spurwing Goose is one of the biggest in the world weighing up to 20 pounds, thus the hard beating sound from their wings is deafening when 100 or more put their landing gear out to land amongst the decoys. Up to 10 per gun per shoot.

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DOVES
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DOVES

Umdende Hunting Safaris hot-barrelled dove shooting is done near reaped corn fields on a tree line or in a draw. The African Turtle Dove has been written up as being “…the most Challenging Game Bird in the World…”. It will test the most accomplished wing shooter and leave many humbled by their all-angled approach and sudden direction change. High volume dove/pigeon shooting is done from March to June in the Free State, less than 2 hours from Johannesburg airport. In May clients can enjoy action packed goose shooting mixed in with the doves and the pigeons. Please enquire about these exciting affordable packages.

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PIGEONS
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Rock Pigeon’s are decoyed into the open corn field. It is not unusual to have 20 to 30 pigeons fluttering over your decoys as you take a left and a right on these beautiful terracotta and white-speckled birds. 100-250 shells per gun per shoot.

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GUINEA FOWL AND FRANCOLIN
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GUINEA FOWL AND FRANCOLIN

Guinea fowl and Francolin are driven over hunters with more than 20 chanting Zulu’s in a similar way to the bull horn formation tactic invented and used in battle by the infamous Shaka Zulu himself. Experience a victory dance by the Zulu beaters thereafter. 10-30 birds in a morning. Walk up shooting over pointers for Francolin and Partridge is unbeatable at our Free State concessions. For those that love to hunt with dogs, this is a must!Join Umdende Hunting Safaris in Zululand or the Free State and experience an exclusive wild Bird Hunting Safari filled with amazing shooting action, good food, luxury accommodation and above all….good fun!

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Additional Details

  • TYPES OF HUNTS:Cancellation Hunts, Cull/Meat Hunts, Free Range/Fair Chase Hunts, Spot and Stalk Hunts, Trophy Hunts
  • HUNTING HARDWARE:Rifle, Shotgun, Archery/Bow
  • HUNTING LAND:Open Range
  • HUNTING ACCOMMODATIONS:Luxury, Safari, Hunting Lodge
  • MIGRATORY BIRDS:Dove, Duck, Geese, Pigeon
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  • UPLAND BIRDS:Francolin, Ptarmigan
  • BONGO:Western
  • BUSHBUCK:Abyssinian, Harnessed, Limpopo, Menelik
  • BIG CATS:African Cheetah, African Civet, African Wildcat, Caracal, Cheetah, Jaguar
  • DAMALISCUS:Blesbok, Bontebok
  • DANGEROUS GAME:African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Hippopotamus, Leopard, Lion, Nile Crocodile, Water Buffalo, Wild Boar
  • DEER:Barasingha
  • DUIKER:Blue, Common, Grey, Red-flanked
  • ELAND:Cape, Livingstone, Lord Derby
  • GAZELLE:Blackbuck, Dama, Grants, Thomson
  • GERENUK:Southern
  • HARTEBEEST:Bubal, Coke, Lelwel, Lichtenstein, Red, Swayne, Western
  • IMPALAS:Black-faced, Common, East African, Southern
  • KUDU:Cape, East African, Southern
  • LECHWE:Black, Kafue Flats, Nile, Red
  • NYALA:Common
  • ORYX / GEMSBOK:Addax, Arabian
  • PYGMY ANTELOPE:Klipspringer, Common Oribi, East African Suni, Damara Dik-Dik
  • REEDBUCKS & RHEBOK:Abyssinian Bohor, Common, Southern Mountain, Western Mountain
  • ROAN:Southern, Western
  • SITATUNGA:East African, Forest
  • SPRINGBUCK / SPRINGBOK:Black, Copper, Kalahari, South African, White
  • WATERBUCK:East African Defasssa
  • WILDEBEEST:Black, BlackTail, Blue, Nyasa, White-Bearded
  • WILD BOAR / WILD HOGS:African WartHog, Bushpig
  • FRESHWATER FISH:Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Tiger Trout
  • SALTWATER FISH:Saltwater Fish

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